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Dr. Eleanor B. Wright

Associate Professor Emerita


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Courses Taught

Mental Retardation
Programming and Intervention in Mental Retardation 
Nature and Needs of Exceptional Children 
Exceptional Child Development
Introduction to Exceptional Children 

Professional Service

Consulting Editor, Mental Retardation
Folio Reviewer for National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for Exceptional Children 
American Association on Mental Retardation Awards and Fellowship Committee 
Watson School of Education History Project
North Carolina Teacher's Legacy Hall
Watson School of Education Art Collection

Research Interests

Preparing teachers via distance education 
History of teacher education at UNCW 
History of teacher education in special education in North Carolina 
Transition programming for young adults with developmental disabilities 

Additional Information


Professional Memberships

American Association on Mental Retardation 
Council for Exceptional Children 
Delta Kappa Gamma 
National Education Association